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Commissaire des guerres (18 ième siècle)


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09:19 Jun 7, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: Commissaire des guerres (18 ième siècle)
18 the century correspondance archive for American war.
Local time: 19:06

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na(chief) military administrator
Nina Gettler



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(chief) military administrator

This one isn't as clearcut as "intendant", since it does not specify a particular "job description", however, "military administrator" definitely covers the spirit of the French term.

An army is as much a bureaucracy as any branch of government and I have no doubt that even in the 18th century there were plenty of bureaucracts.

hope this helps

Nina Gettler
Local time: 19:06
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